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lonelyfishflickrbox The ocean has many impacts on human life, through its central place in many human activities, but also through its role within the climate system. Ocean observations are needed to help us understand, manage and prepare for those impacts. Read more

1 float preparation 300 The Framework for Ocean Observing guides observations to produce impactful data and relevant tools to address societal challenges. Read more.

The GOOS brings together people with diverse skills and from around the world to collaborate on an efficient and impactful observing system. Read more.

The observing system is composed of a variety of cutting edge observing efforts, following up-to-date standards and methods. Read more.

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Call for expert nominations for the Author Team of the Atlantic Ocean Observing System Blueprint 2019

Deadline 6 January for self nominations.

The Physics and Climate advisory panel to the Global Ocean Observing System (OOPC) is seeking experts to serve on the panel.

The Ocean Observations Panel for Climate (OOPC) is a scientific expert advisory group to the Global Ocean (GOOS) and Global Climate (GCOS) Observing Systems and the World Climate Research Program (WCRP).